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2010 NCBP Annual Meeting
Workshop Handouts

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Friday, August 6, 2010
Morning Plenary Session - 8:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.


Lawyering in the 21st Century: The (Dis) Satisfaction of the Profession - Deborah Epstein Henry

South Carolina Bar 2009 Professional Satisfaction Survey - Barbara George Barton

Website References:

Deborah Epstein Henry, The Balance Beam
What's to Love about the Billable Hour? The Benefits of Formalizing Law Firm Flexibility
(2008 - 2009)

Deborah Epstein Henry, The Complete Lawyer
What Makes a "Best Law Firm for Women?"
(Vol. 4, No. 2, March 2008)

Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar
Facing the FACTS: Introducing Work/Life Choices for All Firm Lawyers Within the Billable Hour Model
(November/December 2007)

Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar
Prevailing Principles to Make Reduced Hour Schedules Succeed
(September/October 2007)

Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar
Stepping Into Your Shoes: It's Time for Job Shares in Law Firms
(July/August 2007)

Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar
Business Development in a 24/7 World
(May/June 2007)

Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar
The Business Case for Flexibility: Why Flexible and Reduced Hours are in a Legal Employer's Financial Interest
(March/April 2007)

Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar
Comeback Lawyers: A Look at Why Re-Entry is a Hot Work/Life Balance Topic
(January/February 2007)

Flex-Time Lawyers LLC and the New York City Bar, Committee on Women in the Profession
The Cheat Sheet
(September 2006)

HBR Services Overview - Kristin Stark

Talent Management - Kristin Stark

First Session of Joint Concurrent Workshops - 9:50 a.m. -  10:50 a.m.


Joint Workshop 1A - Social Media Policies  The Why and Whats of Creating Clear Guidelines

NABE Social Media Policy (draft) - Kevin Ryan

NABE Social Media Guidelines for Organizations (draft) - Kevin Ryan

Website reference: DBS Social Media Resource Page


Joint Workshop 2A - Bar Association "Lifelines" - Extending a Helping Hand to the Legal Community

SOLACE - A Network of Legal Professionals to Assist Colleagues - Honorable Jay C. Zainey

State Bar of California Lawyer Assistance Program - Janis R. Thibault


Joint Workshop 3A - Keeping Pace with the Evolving Practice of Law

Keeping Pace with the Evolving Practice of Law - Steve Mark

Website reference: ABA Ethics 20/20


Joint Workshop 4A - Creating Value for Your Members: Turbo-Charging Your Ethics Committee

(no handouts)


Joint Workshop 5A - Challenge, Change and Collaboration: The Three Cs of Successful Bar Association/Foundation Relations

Mission Control , Bar Leader, July/August 2010

Second Session of Joint Concurrent Workshops - 11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.


Joint Workshop 1B - Mentoring Programs - Creating a Professional Community

A Brief Comparison of the Training and Accreditation of Lawyers in the United States and the United Kingdom - (Originally presented by the Honorable Antonin Scalia, Honorable Deanell R. Tacha and Alan L. Sullivan) - Rodney Snow

The Bridge Builder - Rodney Snow

Building a Mentoring Program - Rodney Snow

Confidentiality Conflicts Rule - Rodney Snow

Transition to Practice: A Mentoring Initiative for Local Bar Associations - Honorable Douglas S. Lang

State Bar of Texas Mentoring Initiatives - Roland Johnson

The Supreme Court of Ohio - New Lawyer End-of-Term Mentors Survey  - Lori Keating

The Supreme Court of Ohio - New Lawyer End-of-Term New Lawyers Survey  - Lori Keating

The Supreme Court of Ohio - Mid-Term Survey, Mentors  - Lori Keating

The Supreme Court of Ohio - Mid-Term Survey, New Lawyers  - Lori Keating

The Supreme Court of Ohio Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring brochure  - Lori Keating

Ohio's Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program  - Lori Keating

Website References:

The Supreme Court of Ohio Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program  - Lori Keating

New Lawyer Training Program Webpage

NLTP Manual

NLTP Model Mentoring Plan

NLTP Schedule/Timeline (2010 Admits)

NLTP Rule 14-808

James Backman, Externships and New Lawyer Mentoring:  The Practicing Lawyer's Role in Educating New Lawyers, 24 BYU J.Pub.L. 65 (2010)


Joint Workshop 2B - Positive, Powerful Partnerships: Award-winning Diversity Projects

Bar Association of San Francisco - Destination Law School - Yolanda Jackson

Louisiana State Bar Association - Conclaves on Diversity in the Profession - Kim Boyle

Nebraska State Bar Association - Job Shadowing Program - Jane Schoenike

Nebraska State Bar Association - LSAT Prep Scholarship Program - Jane Schoenike

Nebraska State Bar Association - Minority Corporate Counsel Program - Jane Schoenike


Joint Workshop 3B - Lawyers in Transition -Bar Associations Address Economic Impact on Members

Colorado Bar Association Economic Task Force Report - Paul Chan

Website references from Denise Squillante:

How to Start and Run a Successful Solo or Small Firm Practice

Creative Ways to Use Your Law Degree

Alternative Careers in Higher Education

Alternative Careers in Development

Financial Implications of Unemployment:  Managing Debts and Investments

Meet and Mingle:  Lawyer Writers

Senior Partners for Justice website

Limited Assistance Representation's Impact on the Court System and Lawyers


Joint Workshop 4B - Gently Used Bar Presidents (no handouts)


Joint Workshop 5B - Fundraising Beyond the Dues Check-off

Annual Giving Issues & Strategies 

ABA Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives - Legislation and Court Rules Providing for Legal Services to Receive Cy Pres Residuals - Jane Tyrrell

Amendment to Rule 23 of Massachusetts Rules of Civil Procedure re cy pres - Jane Tyrrell

Class Action Residuals information sheet - Jane Tyrrell

Residual Class Action Funds - Jane Tyrrell

President's Page: California justice deficit, Howard Miller, President, State Bar of California


2:00 p.m - 3:30 p.m.
NCBP State Bar Roundtable Discussions: Lessons Learned in Hindsight

Saturday, August 7, 2010
Morning Plenary Session -  9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.


9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Hot! Hot! Hot! Tips on Hot Topics


9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Building Better Citizens: How Bar Associations Can Support and Participate in Civics Education

3Rs Information Sheet - Michael Ungar

3Rs Stat Sheet - Michael Ungar

Cleveland Mock Trial Competition - Michael Ungar

Website references:

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Representative Democracy (PennCORD) is a unique union of educational, advocacy and governmental organizations committed to improving civic learning for students in grades K-12.

PennCORD Keystone Civic Programs
Visit the site for curricular materials and training on, which effectively develop civic engagement in the schools.

National Constitution Center The National Constitution Center is an independent, non-partisan, and non-profit organization dedicated to increasing public understanding of, and appreciation for, the Constitution, its history, and its contemporary relevance, through an interactive, interpretive facility within Independence National Historic Park and a program of national outreach. Visit the site for information on the Constitution center and curriculum material on the Constitution.

iCivics -The vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, iCivics is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy.

Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Justice by the People: A Civics, History and Language Arts Program brochure

Website Reference: